Collapser #NCBD 13th November 2019


New Comic Book Day with Collapser.

Time to pick up some new comics from Worlds Apart Birmingham (formerly Nostalgia & Comics). These are Geeky Brummie’s picks of the comics available today from your local comic book store.

After an expensive week last week thing calm down a bit this time round. My pick of the week is Collapser #5 from DC’s Young Animal imprint.

If all of these great comics aren’t enough for you then why not bolster your reading list by checking out some of my previous choices in the videos at the bottom of the page.


Title: Collapser

Publisher: DC’s Young Animal

Issue No.: 5

Creative Team: Shaun Simon & Mikey Way – Writers : Ilias Kyriazis – Artist & Cover Artist

With Vertigo no more and DC pushing the Black Label name for its more adult focused books it leaves it to DC’s Young Animal imprint to bring us the weird and strange. And you can’t get stranger and weirder than Collapser, the story of part-time DJ Liam who has a Black Hole in his chest. There are lots of interesting things going on in this book and the art by Ilias Kyriazis is nothing short of spectacular. Young Animal is consistently putting out great books and Collapser continues this trend. I really hope you’ll give this comic a try.

From the Publisher:

“Liam wakes up in a world where he’s not plagued by cosmic anxiety and visions of the dead, but rather one where he’s a beloved husband, a doting father-to-be, and a celebrated costumed superhero! Everything is fine! (No, everything is not fine.)

Round Up

This weeks round up features the end of some comics and the beginning of other. Every one of them is worth picking up. First up from Marvel we have X-Men #2 which continues to shake up everyones favourite mutants. The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #50 is the final issue for Doreen Green’s fabulously fun super-hero.  Finally from Marvel is History of the Marvel Universe #5 which is going a great job of making sense of the last 80 years of Marvel continuity. Then from DC’s Young Animal imprint is Far Sector #1 written by N.K. Jemison the award winning American science fiction and fantasy author with art by Jamal Campbell hot off the hit Wonder Comics Naomi comic. Finally this week we have Folklords #1 from BOOM! Studios, a new original series from Eisner Award-nominated writer Matt Kindt (Grass Kings, Black Badge) and acclaimed artist Matt Smith (Hellboy & the BPRD: Long Night at Goloski, Lake of Fire).




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